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Slimline ps2 everytime i put a disc in my ps2 the screen dosen't come on but when i open it the sreen comes on.

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Re: slimline ps2

You may need to have the lens cleaned or adjusted. Our company works on these problems on a daily basis and can solve it for little money. Thank you, Connie

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My PS2 will play only some DVD movies fine. It does the same with PS2 games. Seems like they have removed something that the older, larger PS2s had that allowed them to read DVDs more deeply and play...

Hi there Mike,

The only possible reason for your problem, since your slimline ps2 is STILL reading them (but just a little slow sometimes), is because the lens could hardly read your discs due to dust build up. Try cleaning it using a disc cleaner and letting it spin for like 30 seconds. If this does not fix the issue, then you may have to MANUALLY clean the lens. Open the cover and once you see the lens, get a clean swab or qtip and damp it in an alcohol and gently wipe the lens in a circular manner. Then let it dry and try to play those discs again.

Please let me know how this goes. Thank you for using FixYa.

Oct 25, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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Ps2 slimline not sensing disc

Try this solution. Its for a regular PS2 but it is the same concept.

Jun 20, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Disc won't spin so I can't play the game/DVD/CD

replace the motor. The motor has burned out causing the disc not to spin.

Jan 20, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Ps2 scph 77001 won't play backups on swap magic 3.6

This is a problem that has too many IF's in it lol. Let's take it from the top shall we?

When you said that you owned other PS2's were they the thick ones or the slim ones. Swap magic works best in the "thick older" models. In these new slimline ones it's got issues. That model number you posted belongs to a slimline model.

So since you're using a slimline model, I have to ask, Have you blocked the 2 sensors that you need to block in order to use swap magic. The slimline models are not like the older thick models. You need to block two sensors under the flip top so when you open the flip top the PS2 still thinks there is no swapping going on. If you have not blocked these sensors head over to and start watchin vids with seach "how to block slim PS2 sensors" or "how to block slimline PS2 sensors" out of the three sensors you only really need to block two. If you have not done this at all, that is reason why it's not working. On older PS2 models you used a slidecard or some form of a flip top to swap out your disks. Nothing has changed on these slimline models. The PS2 still needs to be tricked out so it doesn't think you're swapping disks in and outa the system.

Hope that helps,


Oct 28, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Ps1 games

ps1 game dont work on the ps2 try ps2 games they will work

Oct 09, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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Please.. help me... my ps2 slimine is comepletely ruined..

Since you "smashed" which made things much worse (been there, done that). It was probrably fixable but now that it scratches I can only assume that the lens (laser) is scratched and damaged "beyond repair". The only suggestion I have, if you really want to fix it is to replace the lens and probrably the disc tray too. Fot the trouble it's worth too fix and the fact that there is no guarantee that it will even work after you fix it, your best bet is too buy a new one or at least a refurbished one.

Jan 06, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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Game not working

okay, maybe the game is not compatible with the ps2, for eg if ur in europe they make the ps2's PAL compatible, if you're in USA they make em NTSC. other probs might be that clicking noise, doesnt sound too promising!! i dunno but dont get angry and smash the ps2 on the top, that wont help at all!! (like i did ^^)

Dec 05, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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Slimline powers on disc spins but no picture

sometimes its hard to start tv-games (ps2, gamecube) since you have to put it on 'video', and other stuff.  Depending on your tv you might have 'input 1,2, and 3' instead of 'video'. just keep changing settings, and if you have your 'tri-cable' into a vcr try pressing the vcr power button. 

Oct 19, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Slimline PS2 disc not spinning

my friend i have a ps2 that its cd does not rotate ( i open it completely ) and the lens is working the lens is producing a red ray and it is movinng up and down but just the cd motor doesnot rotate so i checked the smd fuses using my fluke dgital multimeter i found one that is open when i replace it the ps2 work perfectly fine for your information the smd fuses are marked ps1 ps2 ps3 ps4 etc

Apr 30, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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